Graduate Academic Services Team

SOC Graduate Academic Service staff are here to help you throughout your graduate admissions process and course of study. Our vision is to reaffirm our caring academic community that inspires change in the field of communication.

Jean Kinnahan McGee Senior Graduate Academic Advisor SOC - School of Communication

Jean McGee serves as the graduate advisor for all graduate students in the School of Communication: full-time, part-time, weekend,  and online.Jean advises the graduate students from the time their de

  jmcgee@american.edu

  (202) 885-2078

Katerina Kulagina Assistant Dean for Graduate Academic Services SOC - School of Communication

Dr. Katerina Kulagina has over 20 years of experience working in higher education. Katerina joined American University’s School of Communication in 2017, where she oversees graduate marketing, recruit

  katerina@american.edu

  (202) 885-2272

Brandon Ferry Recruitment Coordinator SOC - School of Communication

Brandon Ferry joined the Graduate Academic Services team in 2019 as the School of Communication’s Recruitment Coordinator. In this role, he advises prospective graduate students on the school's master

  bferry@american.edu

  (202) 885-2018

Stephanie Andrews Director of Enrollment and Analytics SOC - School of Communication

Stephanie returned to American University in 2020, after five years at the American Immigration Council, where she led business development of private sector exchange visitor programs for interns and

  rucker@american.edu

  (202) 885-2025

Tariq Nadim Graduate Program Specialist SOC - School of Communication

Tariq Nadim joined SOC as the Graduate Program Specialist in March 2020. Tariq recently moved back to the U.S. from Australia where he spent most of his career in international education. Tariq brings

  tariq@american.edu

Claire Morse Administrative Assistant, Graduate Services SOC - School of Communication

Claire Morse, a lifelong resident of PG County, Maryland, graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Animal Sciences. Claire has a varied work history. She has photograph

  morse@american.edu

  (202) 885-2040